CALL FOR PAPERS

THE CALL FOR PAPERS IS NOW OPEN

Scholars from all disciplines and practitioners interested in the economic, legal, political and managerial aspects of intellectual property rights are all encouraged to submit and/or to attend.

We welcome submissions of Full Papers and Extended Abstracts.
All submissions will be peer-reviewed.

Prizes will be awarded to the Best Full Paper submitted and to the Young Scholar’s Best Paper.

Information on registration and fees is now available.
The EPIP association supports PhD students in the field through reduced fees.
In addition, a PhD workshop
on “The law & economics of patent processing” will be held on September 4, at no extra cost for all selected students.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
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THEMED SESSIONS

As of January 31, 2017, no more proposals are accepted. Visit the Themed Sessions pageOpen sessions accept unsolicited submissions; for On Invitation sessions, submit only if invited by the organizers.
All submissions must go through the main submission portal, respect the general deadline and will be peer-reviewed.

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DEADLINE ET AGENDA

> SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
March 24, 2017


> NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE:
May 2, 2017

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TOPICS

The conference will explore the connections between IP and Geography, with a focus on
  Globalisation of inventive activities
  Geographical evolution of cyber-space
  Geographical indications and traditional knowledge

While submissions on these topics will be most appreciated, papers on all IP-related topics are welcome, too.
A non-exhaustive list include :
  IP and Innovation
  IP and Competition Policy

•  Big Data law and economics
  International Trade Agreements and IP Rights
  IP enforcement and litigation
  Markets for technologies
  International and regional IP treaties and harmonization
•  Standards and patent pools
  IP in Science
•  IP and Access to Medicines
  History of IP Rights
  Gender and IP

All forms of IP are relevant, whether Patents, Copyright, Trade Marks, Plant Breeders’ Rights, Geographical Indications, Design Rights or others.